Salad Bowl (game)

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The Salad Bowl was an annual post-season American college football bowl game played at Montgomery Stadium in Phoenix, Arizona, from 1947 to 1955.[1] The bowl was thrown by the Phoenix and Valley of the Sun Kiwanis Clubs.[2] The bowl stopped inviting college teams in 1952; the 1953 and 1954 games were played among service teams.[3] It was an all-star game in both January and December, 1955.[4]

Game results[edit]

Title Date Winning team Losing team
1948 Salad Bowl January 1, 1948 Nevada 13 North Texas State 6
1949 Salad Bowl January 1, 1949 Drake 14 Arizona 13
1950 Salad Bowl January 2, 1950 Xavier 33 Arizona State 21
1951 Salad Bowl January 1, 1951 Miami (OH) 34 Arizona State 21
1952 Salad Bowl January 1, 1952 Houston 26 Dayton 21
1953 Salad Bowl January 1, 1953 San Diego NTC 81 Camp Breckinridge 20
1954 Salad Bowl January 1, 1954 Fort Ord 67 Great Lakes NTS 12
1955 Salad Bowl (January) January 1, 1955 Skyline All-Stars 20 Border All-Stars 13
1955 Salad Bowl (December) December 31, 1955 Border All-Stars 13 Skyline All-Stars 10

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Foldesy, Jody. "Bowls burgeon as big business", The Washington Times. December 21, 1997. Page A1.
  2. ^ "Great Lakes, Fort Ord Play In Salad Bowl". The Washington Post. Nov 29, 1953. p. C3. 
  3. ^ "Salad Bowl Win Goes to San Diego". Los Angeles Times. Jan 2, 1953. p. C4. 
  4. ^ "Border Stars Win Salad Bowl, 13-10". The Washington Post and Times Herald (1954-1959). Jan 1, 1956. p. C1.